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James Foster, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 194
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 1st October, 2013 wrote:
James Foster was born in Salisbury.
8/3/1819: The Salisbury & Winchester Journal: On the 6/3/1819 James Foster was sentenced to death for burglariously breaking into and robbing the house of William Webb at Romsey.
James was 26 years old on arrival in NSW.
1829: TOL, Port Stephens.
1833: TOL Paterson
1837: Assigned to William Caswell, Raymond Terrace, aged 40.
1/6/1838: Married Ann Crawley (Henry Wellesley 1837). James was 45 and Ann 21.
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st October, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1793, gender, occupation, crime